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Orthopedic and Spine

Spine Surgery

Spine surgery is used as a form of treatment for a variety of spine, back and neck issues.

Common causes for back pain

While certain diseases and traumatic injuries can cause back and neck pain, research shows that the most common causes include:

  • Being in poor physical condition
  • Having poor posture
  • Using improper body mechanics
  • Using incorrect lifting or bending techniques

Back and spine care at Tanner

Our team of orthopedic specialists is trained to treat a variety of issues and conditions, including:

  • Traumatic and overuse injuries to the spine
  • Spinal deformities both acquired and congenital
  • Whiplash injuries
  • Systemic diseases affecting spinal function
  • Degenerative spinal conditions
  • Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis
  • Herniated disc lesions
  • Soft tissue sprains, strains and contusions
  • Work-related back pain
  • Mechanical back dysfunction
  • Fractures, dislocations and subluxations

If you are living with back pain, an orthopedic specialist can help find the cause of your pain and can help determine if surgery is the right option for you.

Make an appointment with an orthopedic specialist.

Ortho spine x-ray

Spine X-rays

Learn how doctors use X-rays of the spine, neck and back to diagnose back problems.

Ortho healthy back

Healthy Back and Body

Here are a few exercises to help keep your back and body healthy and strong.

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